Steber International - E Motion - hybrid power system site visit

Ampcontrol in conjunction with Steber International and the University of Newcastle has developed a 43’ 600kW plug-in hybrid boat.

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The work intends to help advance the decarbonisation efforts within the maritime sector by providing a solution that significantly reduces its environmental footprint without compromising on its operational range or capability. The hybrid diesel-electric boat is suitable for applications across defence, government and private sectors.

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes, for this event include:

  • significant environmental and operational benefits that hybrid technology can deliver in the maritime sector
  • topological advantages and disadvantages of Series versus Parallel Hybrids
  • return on investment considerations associated with a hybrid vessel

Event program


  • 3.45 pm AEST: Arrival
  • 4.00 pm AEST: Site visit commences
  • 5.30 pm AEST: Site visit concludes
  • 6.00 pm AEST: Networking and dinner (optional and at attendees own cost)

About the speaker

Dr Steve Mitchell | Engineering Manager, Ampcontrol CSM
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